Clare Lundquist, Principal of University Prep-Steele Street in Denver, CO, describes structures the school has in place to support students with unfinished learning to ‘catch them up.’...More
Overview The following SAP resources provide Common Core-aligned lessons and passages, useful information and strategies for supporting students with building reading fluency, vocabulary acquisition, developing background knowledge. Student...More
5th-grade teacher, Corey Moore, discusses small group instruction as a vehicle for students to share their thinking and learn from one another.More
Master teacher, Kasie McElroy, explains how she supports teachers to deepen their understanding of math standards through a unit planning template and individual feedback.More
5th-grade teacher, Carina Pruitt, shares how conceptual understanding is the foundation for procedural fluency and application. Looking for more specific standard/grade lessons, tasks or games to build conceptual understanding? Check out...More
5th-grade teacher, Lisa Caponigro, discusses the strategic use of collaborative planning time to dig into math standards and explore coherence within and across grades. Caponigro then delivers a lesson where students use their understanding of...More
Hear 5th-grade teacher, Carina Pruitt, explain how student discussion drives her lessons. Then watch two examples of her classroom instruction: - In Eliciting Student Thinking Through Questioning Carina facilitates a class discussion and clari...More
Overview In this VL Module, you’ll learn about the role of text complexity in advancing equity, while exploring its quantitative and qualitative components. Along the way, you’ll have an opportunity to closely read a text, identify its...More
Overview This Virtual Learning module explores the progression of the NBT standards across grades, and how the standards require us to build students’ conceptual understanding along with their procedural skill and fluency for the four...More

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